Extracting image file from zip archive into a variable??

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Thu Jun 28 14:45:44 CDT 2012


Hi James,

If setting the text or putting the data into an image object doesn't work, then the data is corrupt. What happens if you write the variable to a file and try to open it with an image editor?

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On 28 jun 2012, at 18:05, James Hale wrote:

> I am extracting files from a zip archive directly into variables.
> Some of the files may be jpeg image files.
> How can I display these image files from the respective variables?
> 
> Here is what I have tried.
> I created an image object on my card and then tried to get it to display the image that was extracted to the variable.
> Putting the variable into the image object doesn't seem to work.
> Setting the imagedata of the image object to the variable didn't work.
> Setting the text of the image object to the variable didn't work.
> 
> Am I wasting my time here in thinking the variable contains data I can use?
> Should I be extracting the image file from the archive to a file first and then import it (or URL a bin file of it).
> 
> I wanted to avoid having to write a file and then read it in and then delete it, if possible
> 
> James




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